Our services

Quant-DARE services and answers to frequently asked questions.

Statistical consultancy

Quant-DARE provides advice and consultation on quantitative data analysis and research to:

  • UoA staff
  • UoA graduate research students
  • External researchers

Please note: Quant-DARE is not a tutoring center for assistance with students’ statistics coursework.

Data analysis

Quant-DARE provides data analysis services to internal and external researchers on:

  • Research Design and Methods
  • Univariate and Multivariate Statistics
  • Psychometrics
  • Survey Development

Request an appointment

To schedule an appointment, please send email to Quant-DARE@auckland.ac.nz with a brief description of your query. All appointments must be made at least a week before the meeting date.

Walk-in service

UoA researchers or students only, first come first served.

  • Date: Friday
  • Time: 10am - 12pm
  • Venue: H 507, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland


Quant-DARE was established as a cost-recovery service within the Faculty of Education and Social Work. However, the Faculty Research Office is committed to providing pro bono cost reductions for graduate students and academics with internally funded research grants. Externally funded project will require full cost recovery plus overheads to compensate for the internal discounting.

Standard rate Postgraduate student rate
Scoping of Data Analyses & Management Work $125/hr - free first hour for faculty members Free for first hour; $20/hr
Advice on Data Management, Analysis, Storage, etc $200/hr Free for first hour; $20/hr
Data Preparation & Management Services $125/hr excluding direct costs $25/hr excluding direct costs
Statistical Analysis $90/hr $25/hr
Report Writing $150/hr Not applicable

Discounts for contracts of more than 10 hours will be negotiated.
Fixed price services for bulk purchases will be negotiated. Quant-DARE reserves the right to waive fees at any time on a case-by-case basis.


How can I schedule an appointment?

To schedule an appointment, please send email to Quant-DARE@auckland.ac.nz with a brief description of your query.

Where is Quant-DARE located?

Quantitative Data Analysis and Research Unit (Quant-DARE) is located on the fourth floor of the H Block in the School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice within the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Do I need to know statistics?

You may be expected to have some basic understanding of statistical concepts depending on your research or project.

Do I need to bring along my supervisor if I wish to talk about my doctoral/master’s research?

No. But it is essential that your supervisor knows you have asked us for assistance. Please provide evidence that your supervisor approves of your request for assistance.

At what stage of my research should I approach Quant-DARE for help?

The best time to get help is at the design stage before you collect any data or submit your proposal or HPEC application.